Baltimore County executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Wednesday that the county will proceed with the purchase of the 2.63 acre Radebaugh Florist property in Towson. The property will be converted to a community park.
The property is located just off of Aigburth Avenue across from 120 E. Burke Avenue. The purchase is part of Baltimore's County initiative to increase green space. The property was purchased with local Program Open Space funds for $1.1 million. Another $175,000 will be needed to demolition greenhouses on the land.
“We have been working hard to add additional open space for Towson residents, and this purchase will help us achieve that goal,” said county executive Kamenetz. “I especially appreciate the assistance of Delegate Lafferty, as well as Speaker Pro Tem Delegate Adrienne Jones, in helping us obtain a State contribution to resolve the demolition cost issue.”
The contract of sale will be sent to the County Council for approval.